Atlanta FaZe No. 1 in Call of Duty League preseason coaches poll

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In a poll of coaches in the new Call of Duty League, the Atlanta FaZe have come out on top as the No. 1 team heading into the 2020 season. The FaZe were selected first overall by eight teams and second by the other four squads.

FaZe have constructed a roster with two members of the 2019 Call of Duty World League champion eUnited squad: Chris "Simp" Lehr and Tyler "abezy" Pharris. FaZe Clan veteran McArthur "Cellium" Jovel is also on the team, and rounding out the starting lineup is former Gen.G player Michael "MajorManiak" Szymaniak and Preston "Priestahh" Greiner, who came over from 100 Thieves. To see every team's roster, click here.

The Chicago Huntsmen and Dallas Empire also received strong support from voters and round out the top three. See how the rest of the league stacks up below.

The ranking was determined based on the aggregate votes from each of the 12 Call of Duty League teams. The inaugural Call of Duty League season kicks off this weekend in Minnesota with all 12 teams in action Friday through Sunday. For the entire CDL schedule, click here.

The rankings

Atlanta FaZe

1. Atlanta FaZe


Dallas Empire

2. Dallas Empire


Chicago Huntsmen

3. Chicago Huntsmen


Minnesota Rokkr

4. Minnesota Rokkr


New York Subliners

5. New York Subliners


Seattle Surge

6. Seattle Surge


OpTic Gaming LA

7. OpTic Gaming LA


London Royal Ravens

8. London Royal Ravens


Florida Mutineers

9. Florida Mutineers


Toronto Ultra

10. Toronto Ultra


Los Angeles Guerrillas

11. Los Angeles Guerrillas


Paris Legion

12. Paris Legion